Demonstrators who say
the national debate on gun control shouldn't focus only on assault
weapons are gearing up to rally at the corporate headquarters of GLOCK
Inc. in Smyrna.
A spokeswoman for Atlanta Rev. Markel Hutchins
says the reverend is organizing the Thursday event in the wake of
shootings last week at Price Middle School, Morehouse College and other
In a release, Hutchins says gun control
discussions following the Connecticut school shooting should not focus
exclusively on assault weapons when many shootings in urban areas are
committed by criminals carrying handguns.
Several religious leaders, activist groups and victims of gun violence are expected to participate in the event.